Storage boxes are containers that come in a variety of shapes, designs, colors and material. They can be made out of substances such as: molded plastic, jute, cardboard fiberglass, wood, aluminum, plastic, corrugated plastic, sheet metal, and metal, etc. Storage boxes are generally used to organize and manage goods and material in a number of areas, from the home to big industries. They are selected by the material that is used to make the box, as well as the dimensions necessary for each project. Boxes may be used to store just about anything including food grains, food items, industrial products, toys, and apparel, etc. They can be stored on the floor and also stored in storage racks.
Storage boxes are either open top or closed top types. The closed type can have either a loose lid that can be easily removed or a hinged cover. The boxes can be locked and sealed. Storage boxes are transported relatively easy and when they are secured with a lid, they are usually safe from spillage. Storage boxes can also be used as interior decorative items and can be made with fancy carvings on the legs and top. Depending on the type of storage box, you may be able to stack them on top of each other.
The material that a storage box is made from will determine what it can be used for. A cardboard box will not be suitable to store or carry heavy duty items in. For carrying heavy items you would need to use a reinforced fiberglass, metal or polypropylene box, etc. Most of these boxes will also be corrosion resistant and can handle extreme temperatures. It is important that you use the right type of storage box if you are planning on transporting it. If a box can’t handle the weight it may break and spill its items. This could result in damage to the goods or to the carrier.